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Album Review

Getaway People's 1998 self-titled debut features the group's social consciousness and their penchant for mixing different rock genres with hip-hop and soul beats. The single "She Gave Me Love" received some alternative radio airplay, thanks to its catchy, chorus-driven groove. The band's focus becomes more serious on tracks like "Mr. E," a drug-culture diss, and on "Does My Colour Scare You," which tackles racism; however, even at their most political, they maintain their easygoing sense of humor and pop sensibilities. Though Getaway People tends toward the repetitive, in small doses it provides an interesting view of European-based, post-alternative pop.

Biography

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The Getaway People is a post-alternative combo from Stavanger, Norway. Like Beck, the band blends a number of genres — surf, blues, rock, soul — and filters it through contemporary hip-hop trends and a lo-fi aesthetic. The band formed in 1994, taking their name from a British advertisement campaign. In the spring of 1998, they released their eponymous...
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  • 7,99 €
  • Genres: Pop, Music, Alternative
  • Released: 06 March 1998

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